Be Rational

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Track Name: Be Rational
Though there will always be more,
the set of rationals is small,
Infinity is big you thought
but Cantor says it’s Aleph naught!

Top and bottom,
if you got’em,
you’re my cup of tea!

Some go on forever
with no reason so bizarre!
Don’t append IR!
Just be rational.

πs and es, and sines and bees,
I just can’t comprehend,
No need to transcend!
Just be Rational!

To Be Rational
you gotta be A over B
where B is any integer
except for Zero:

The Exception King.

Radicals aren’t radical,
Unless they terminate.
Please don’t be Irate,
Just be Rational

Five fourths? Quite right.
Phi? If I were ossified!

To Be Rational
you gotta be A over B
where B is any integer
except for Zero:

The Exception King.

Dreamers, Schemers,
Darting is one moment to the next,
Don’t be so complex,
Just Be Rational!

So wear your boots
and end your roots,
at least make them repeat!

Keep it nice and neat,
keep it rational!

Just be Rational.

So fashionable.

Belts look good on you.
Track Name: Defining Undefined
It’s so rational and reasonable
you’ll never ever please ‘em all
descending to the deepest
and then falling from the sky.

Like a shovel beam insisting,
there is really no resisting,
it’s dividing into nothing
lowest low and highest high.

It is not for me, Continuity!
Continuity, it is not for me!

Rising up from deep depression
the increase will always lessen,
'til each day seems less and less
unpleasant from the days of past.

Always upward you are ranging
though it seems that nothing’s changing
and the strangest of the strange thing
is the place you’ll never pass.

Limits wait for me, at infinity!
At infinity, Limits wait for me!

You're so rational and reasonable
you’ll never ever please ‘em all
descending to the deepest
and then falling from the sky.

Asymptotically ambivalent!
No equal or equivalent!
The ultimate in Insolent!
Defining Undefined.
Track Name: Asymptote
We’re closer everyday,
and yet so far away.

I feel the space between,
a barrier unseen.

But I…But I…But I found out something ‘bout you!

You say it’s meant to be,
yet stand there so distantly.

You say you love me more,
I’m not so very sure.

‘Cause I…‘Cause I…‘Cause I found out something ‘bout you!
You’re an Asymptote!
You tease me and you’ll never quit the game.
You’re an Asymptote!
And your behavior’s driving me insane!

Maybe at the end of time,
I will finally know your touch,
and I’m sure it is sublime,
but I’m limiting this crush.

So remove yourself from me, you discontinuity.
But you stand your ground as the upper bound,
and whisper so softly:

A hole I’m not.
Maybe you have got,
the wrong idea my pal.
It’s our destiny, an eternity,
side by side, get comfortable.

And I know I’m not,
very good – so what –
at being rational.

I’ll leave that to you,
maybe while you do,
look at who we are.

I’ll leave that to you,
maybe while you do,
look at who’s creepin’ on who.
Track Name: Rash Analysis
Factor Top and Factor bottom,
Look for zeroes on the top!
Downstairs zeroes are restricted,
Continuity will stop.

Factor Top and Factor bottom,
Cancelation may occur.
Holes appear from points removed!
But cancelling builds character.

The limits at infinity are where you’ll find,
The horizontal asymptotes, but keep in mind:

It’s possible to cross an asymptotic guide,
Specifically the ones found lying on their side.

To find the limits at infinity,
just isolate the highest order terms:

One term on top and one on bottom,
Cancel common factors of them:
If no x is left then you are done.
But if an x is below then the limit must be zero,
x on top grows up to be infinity.

Factor Top and Factor bottom,
What you can’t remove will act,
As a strange mathematic fiction
When it’s zero, that’s a -

Factor Top and Factor bottom,
What you can’t remove, denote:
Two words sitting at the bottom,

Vertical and Asymptote.
Vertical and Asymptote.
Vertical and Asymptote!
Track Name: The Ideal
Robert Boyle packing clothes.
Suitcase bulging at the seams.
An attempt to make it close:
Apply the pressure liberally.
And it seems the idea transferred,
Raise the pressure, drop the volume.
But the ideal is unanswered,
Maybe somewhere it is out there.

Guillaume Amontons,
Boiling water in a pot.
Heavy lid popping up,
Water vapor getting hot.
And it seems the idea transferred,
Hotter gas has higher pressure!
But the ideal is unanswered,
Maybe someone else will get there?

Jacques Charles out in the cold!
Snowpants! He is shivering.
Red balloon on a string,
Gradually is shriveling.
And it seems the idea transferred,
Colder gas has lower volume!
But the ideal still unanswered,
Must be someone else’s problem.

So temperature is related to:
The pressure and the volume,
Also it seems the amount of moles
To count the gas’s molecules.
That occupy the entire space,
From which the gas cannot escape.
Related all by a constant R.
Are you sure? It’s 8.314…

Lorenzo Romano Amedeo Lacquisha Carlo
Avogadro di Quaregna e di Cerreto traded Moles.
And I guess the idea transferred,
Equal moles have equal volume.
But the ideal is unanswered,
Will it stay an unsolved problem.

Monsoir Clapeyron comes on the scene!
Uniting laws with gassy themes:
It’s on the wall
you hear him scream!
P times V is n R T
It’s P for pressure, V for vol.
n the number of the mol.
T’s temperature and it’s in Degrees,
Kelvin says he agrees - he agrees
R you sure it's eight point three...
One four.
Track Name: Extraneous
Extra Answers.
An extra Solution.
Abate the deception,
berate the confusion.

Though all of the answers
you have may make sense,
test to distinguish.
the wise from the dense.

E X T R A N E O U S

Extra answers!
To plague and confound you.
The trouble with scribbles
completely surrounds you.

Not your intention!
But sooner or later:
become their destroyer!
You were their creator.

E X T R A N E O U S

Extraneous solution creeping silent in the night.
A charlatan imposter poseur no-good parasite.
The chocolate with the worm that hides,
the hat that’s full of lice.
Untested is unexposed,
You too will pay the price.

Solving a problem may change the problem.
Solving a problem may change the problem.

You used the power, now choose a door:
Is it sheer luck or Shere Khan?

E X T R A N E O U S

Extraneous solution creeping silent in the night.
A charlatan imposter poseur no-good parasite.
The kitchen where the roaches hide,
The maggots in your rice.
Untested is unexposed,
You too will pay the price.

Solving a problem may change the problem.

E X T R A N E O U S
Track Name: Stimulate Emission
I would like to see light coherently.
As you listen now I will tell you how.

Amplify! Pump it up! Change of Quantum state.
Gaining in the Medium about to radiate!

Pump me up. Bring me down. I can see your phase.
Gaining in the medium, my pulse begins to race!

My electrons are excited and your Photons are invited to
release all inhibition, an orbital transition,
quantum drop, power swap!
We stimulate emission!

I would like a beam frequency in key.
I’ll get you in phase. Waves in step amaze!

Amplify! Pump it up! Change of Quantum state.
Gaining in the Medium about to radiate!

Pump me up. Bring me down. I can see your phase.
Gaining in the medium, my pulse begins to race!

My electrons are excited and your Photons are invited to
release all inhibition, an orbital transition,
quantum drop, power swap!
We stimulate emission!

Invert my population, let's make some radiation.

Back and forth, interfere, come and misbehave,
Filling up your cavity - constructive standing waves.

6-9-4 Ruby Red! Violet 4-1-6!
I can see you turning red as you increase wavelength.

Amplify! Pump it up! Change of Quantum state.
Gaining in the Medium about to radiate!

Pump me up. Bring me down. I can see your phase.
Gaining in the medium, my pulse begins to race!

My electrons are excited and your Photons are invited to
release all inhibition, an orbital transition,
quantum drop, power swap!
We stimulate emission!

Release all inhibition! An orbital transition!
Quantum drop! Power swap!
We stimulate emission!

We stimulate emission!
We stimulate emission!
Quantum drop! Power swap!
We stimulate emission...
Track Name: 6.283
A tower rises from the ground,
a spire shining light.
Who strolls its proud perimeter?
Sir Cumference the knight.

As he circles he'll recite:
Cheers to constant Tau.
Six point two eight three...

Half the tower square is circled in brown hair.
Be wary of this area because there hides a bear.
To tower square we go, to see the spheres on show.
Four times around their surface wound as crust over mantle.

Cheers to constant Tau.
Six point two eight three...

Two thirds of the tower cubes control the singing spheres.
How integral their volume is to anyone who hears.

Take it spheres!

Master Cylinder is there in service to the heir.
A wrapping tight the tower height combines with tower square.
That cylinder just might, contain the dynamite.
Restrain the urge to swiftly purge half the tower square and height.

But if half the square is gone with half the tower height,
the later is collateral the cones will join the fight.
And the volume grows three pointy cones will make the fighting fair.
As the cones battle the cylinder amidst the tower square.

Cheers to constant Tau.
Six point two eight three...